Bath International Mummers Festival 2012 - Symposium Programme

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This is the programme for the academic symposium held in association with the Bath International Mummers Festival on Friday November 16th 2012, at Burdall's Yard, 7A Anglo Terrace, London Road, Bath BA1 5NH, courtesy of Bath Spa University.

Symposium theme: From the horse's mouth - Mummers talk about mumming

Click here for the abstracts of the papers, or on the author links for individual abstracts.
See also the author's biographies, Symposium photographs, and general Festival photographs.
9.00 - 9.30 Registration and coffee
9.30 - 11.15 Panel One: Histories and Movements of Mumming
[Full PDF 381kB]Peter Harrop 'Mumming past, present, future - what are we looking for?'
[Full PDF 608kB]Bill Tuck 'Death and resurrection in the English Folk Play and the Italian Commedia'
[Full PDF 616kB]Claudia Chapman 'Mumming in New England'
Lynn Lunde 'Lost in Transportation: Mumming and Australia'
11.15 - 11.45 Coffee
11.15 - 11.45 Panel Two: Applied Mumming?
Dave Hunt 'Teaching Mummers' Plays in Schools'
[Full PDF 513kB]Anne Gregson 'The making of a Mummers' Opera'
12.45 -2.00 Lunch and Displays:
Ron Shuttleworth: Morris Ring Folk-plays Archive
Duncan Broomhead: Traditional Drama Research Group
Peter Millington: MasterMummers.Org
[Full PDF 393kB]Grianne Tynan: Digital projection and images of mumming
2.00 - 4:00 Panel Three: From the horse's mouth - mummers on mumming
[Full PDF 201kB]Maureen James 'Case study: Mumming and Peterborough Folk Club'
[Full PDF 409kB]Ron Shuttleworth 'Case study: Coventry Mummers'
[Full PDF 2.24MB]Peter Millington 'Case study: Nottingham's Owd Oss Mummers and their Scrapbooks'
[Full PDF 226kB]Gwilym Davies 'Case study: Wassail all over the place'
4.00 - 4.15 Coffee and Tea
4.15 - 5.30 Plenary session
Video: 'The Mummers Opera'
5.30 Close
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